The median annual salary for a Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Hertfordshire during the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 79 100
Rank change year-on-year -22 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 45 63 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.13% 2.73% 2.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.19% 2.84% 2.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 78
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £49,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2056 2216 2812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 97.39% 96.18% 97.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1767 1852 2244
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Hertfordshire over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Software Engineer in Hertfordshire

Software Engineer
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -2 11 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Borehamwood -18 11 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Welwyn Garden City -2 8 £31,000 -22.50%
Letchworth - 4 £43,500 -
Stevenage +13 2 £46,250 -2.63% 2
Hemel Hempstead -17 1 £50,000 +33.33%
Cheshunt - 1 - -
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hertfordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 101 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (60.40%) C++
3 42 (41.58%) Degree
4 41 (40.59%) Computer Science
5 40 (39.60%) C
6 36 (35.64%) LabVIEW
7 31 (30.69%) Linux
8 27 (26.73%) Telecoms
9 26 (25.74%) Java
10 25 (24.75%) C#
11 22 (21.78%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (19.80%) Signal Processing
12 20 (19.80%) PhD
13 18 (17.82%) .NET
13 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
14 16 (15.84%) HTML
14 16 (15.84%) SQL
14 16 (15.84%) OO
14 16 (15.84%) DevOps
15 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
15 14 (13.86%) OOD
15 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
16 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
16 13 (12.87%) MVC
16 13 (12.87%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (11.88%) Open Source
17 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (11.88%) Maven
17 12 (11.88%) Ant
18 11 (10.89%) Spring

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.90%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.95%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.97%) Apache
3 3 (2.97%) IIS
3 3 (2.97%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.98%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (2.97%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.99%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.97%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Office 365
2 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.96%) Firewall
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.99%) SSL
3 1 (0.99%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (17.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.98%) JasperReports
2 2 (1.98%) MySQL
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.99%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.99%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (35.64%) LabVIEW
2 12 (11.88%) Ant
2 12 (11.88%) Maven
3 9 (8.91%) JIRA
4 8 (7.92%) Visual Studio
5 7 (6.93%) NUnit
6 6 (5.94%) Git (software)
7 5 (4.95%) Gradle
7 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.96%) Eclipse
8 4 (3.96%) JUnit
8 4 (3.96%) Selenium
9 3 (2.97%) Subversion
10 1 (0.99%) Rational Rhapsody
10 1 (0.99%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (26.73%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.93%) Finance
3 6 (5.94%) Aerospace
4 5 (4.95%) Games
5 4 (3.96%) Electronics
6 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.99%) Automotive
7 1 (0.99%) Legal
7 1 (0.99%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.82%) .NET
2 16 (15.84%) HTML
3 13 (12.87%) ASP.NET
4 12 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (10.89%) Spring
6 8 (7.92%) CSS
7 7 (6.93%) J2SE
7 7 (6.93%) JSP
8 3 (2.97%) J2EE
8 3 (2.97%) XML
9 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.98%) EJB
9 2 (1.98%) JavaBeans
9 2 (1.98%) JSF
9 2 (1.98%) JSON
9 2 (1.98%) Middleware
9 2 (1.98%) Node.js
9 2 (1.98%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.98%) SOAP
9 2 (1.98%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 41 (40.59%) Computer Science
2 22 (21.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (9.90%) Algorithms
4 8 (7.92%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (4.95%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) Robotics
6 2 (1.98%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) Clustering
7 1 (0.99%) Contactless
7 1 (0.99%) EMV
7 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.99%) Smart Home
7 1 (0.99%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 31 (30.69%) Linux
2 9 (8.91%) Windows
3 8 (7.92%) Unix
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.97%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.99%) Android
5 1 (0.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (19.80%) Signal Processing
3 16 (15.84%) DevOps
3 16 (15.84%) OO
4 14 (13.86%) OOD
5 13 (12.87%) MVC
6 12 (11.88%) Open Source
7 11 (10.89%) Mobile Development
8 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (8.91%) Mathematics
9 9 (8.91%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.92%) SDLC
10 8 (7.92%) TDD
11 7 (6.93%) Web Application Development
12 6 (5.94%) Data Acquisition
12 6 (5.94%) UML
13 5 (4.95%) ATDD
13 5 (4.95%) BDD
13 5 (4.95%) Complexity Analysis
13 5 (4.95%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 61 (60.40%) C++
2 40 (39.60%) C
3 26 (25.74%) Java
4 25 (24.75%) C#
5 16 (15.84%) SQL
6 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
7 7 (6.93%) Python
8 6 (5.94%) MATLAB
9 5 (4.95%) Clojure
9 5 (4.95%) F#
9 5 (4.95%) Go
9 5 (4.95%) Rust
9 5 (4.95%) VB
9 5 (4.95%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.97%) PHP
10 3 (2.97%) Tcl
11 2 (1.98%) Ada
11 2 (1.98%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.98%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (41.58%) Degree
2 20 (19.80%) PhD
3 13 (12.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (7.92%) Security Cleared
5 6 (5.94%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.94%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.99%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (5.94%) Puppet
2 5 (4.95%) Ansible
2 5 (4.95%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.97%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 3 (2.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.94%) Oracle
3 3 (2.97%) Dell
3 3 (2.97%) Sage
3 3 (2.97%) SonicWALL
3 3 (2.97%) Symantec
4 1 (0.99%) Apple
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) IBM
Watford, Hertfordshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Tring, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Elstree, Hertfordshire
IT Connections Ltd
Salary: £40k to £50k + 20% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Salary: £40000 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000 + 20% Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
St Albans
OHO Group Ltd.
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Global Invacom Limited
Salary: Circa £50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 24 days ago